Informational (nonfiction), 97 words, Level E (Grade 1), Lexile 160L
Calming Down explores many ways to deal with the angry feelings we all have sometimes. Detailed illustrations of children practicing healthy ways to calm down will help students be excited to read and learn. Repeated sentence patterns and high-frequency words support readers as they learn about determining the author's purpose and connecting to prior knowledge.
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine authorís purpose
Initial Blends : Discriminate initial consonant sl-blends
Consonants : Identify initial consonant sl-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Capitalization : Capitalize the beginnings of sentences
Alphabetical Order : Understand and arrange words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class